Resiblock wows at Wood Wharf

Resiblock, and their patented proprietary self-binding jointing sand Resiblock Resifix, have wowed following installation in Canary Wharf’s newest district Wood Wharf. Wood Wharf was designed to provide a new residential led, mixed use, waterside community in the heartland of London’s... View Article

The place to be

Woodscape recently had the pleasure of working with Macgregor Smith Landscape Architects, who headed up an incredible public realm enhancement project in the centre of the World Heritage City of Bath, which completed in June 2019. The aim was to... View Article

Zinc’s lasting sustainable appeal

Jonathan Lowy of VMZinc looks at the lasting appeal of zinc as a sustainable solution for the building envelope, as shown on projects from the 19th century to the present day The Parisienne rooftops adorning Hausmann’s famous 19th century buildings... View Article

A strong & secure story

Whether it’s building bridges or delivering homes, there’s plenty of scope for structural steel across the construction sector. Chris Holleron of Hadley Group details the material’s uses, from its invention to its current application in the offsite construction sector The... View Article

Extending design perspectives with aluminium

Richard Besant of Powdertech Corby discusses why powder coating on aluminium presents a convincing alternative for creating a wide variety of architectural features and designs Recent advances in powder technology and application now mean that aluminium and steel can be... View Article

The enduring appeal of metal ceilings

Here Peter Symons of Knauf AMF explores why metal ceilings are seeing a renaissance, encompassing robustness and efficiency as well as aesthetics The mainstream use of metal ceilings originated in the late 19th century when they were more commonly known... View Article

Sustainable and diverse: architectural copper

The last few decades have seen copper and its alloys grow in popularity as modern architectural materials, but the sustainability and performance characteristics of copper should also not be forgotten. Graeme Bell of Aurubis explains more Copper’s unique architectural qualities... View Article

Everything you need to know about lead

Versatile, malleable and non-corrosive, lead is also one of the most recycled natural materials in the world and has been used for centuries across many applications, from construction and roofing to batteries and radiation protection. Midland Lead is the only... View Article

Do you dream of a “low energy, low cost home?”

Then look no further… Take four pages of free advice on: insulation specification, air tightness, whole house ventilation with heat recovery, underfloor heating, Thermal mass, solar shading to reduce over-heating. Then add a well-designed Nibe Ground sourced heat pump for... View Article

SureSet UK Ltd introduces a revolutionary machine

SureSet UK Ltd have introduced a revolutionary machine for batching resin that removes tons of plastic waste from the resin bound paving installation process. Traditionally, each batch of resin bound requires two plastic buckets to hold the two part resin... View Article

The most cost effective alternative source of heating

Mains gas tends to be the first-choice energy supply for housing developers. But in rural locations, the cost of connecting a development to the gas grid could potentially make the project unviable. Under these circumstances, Ian Digby, Specifier Sales Manager... View Article

Reliable, money-saving lighting basics for areas

With budgets tight, make sure your contractors are not making false economies. Insist on guaranteed branded quality products for long-term reliability and value, even for the basics. These attractive slimline Timeguard 18W ceiling lights pack a punch with flicker free... View Article

FAQ: Dumbwaiters & Service lifts

In this blog post we’ll clear up some of the most common questions we’ve heard about Microlift dumbwaiters and service lifts. Read on… What is a ‘service lift’? These lifts go by various names including dumbwaiter, kitchen lifts, catering lifts, service lifts, trolley lifts,... View Article

20 Soho Square

Location – London, UK Total Area = 6,000 sq m Ventilation System = CAM-C Direct Expansion Underfloor supply air and underfloor return air 2016 – Refurbishment Neo-classical building with a stunning Portland stone facade and colonnade. The underfloor system features... View Article

Centurion improves its offering of Ratchet straps

Centurion Europe Ltd, one of the UK’s leading independent distributors of DIY and Trade products including, hardware, ironmongery, gardening, plumbing and electrical have launched an improved own branded range of Ratchet Straps. Paul Kantecki, Managing Director of Centurion comments, “As... View Article